• tumours
  • Neuro-oncology deals with the study of brain and spinal cord tumours, which is usually life threatening. (omicsonline.org)
  • Interventional oncology has developed to a separate pillar of modern oncology and it employs X-ray, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to help guide miniaturized instruments (e.g. biopsy needles, ablation electrodes, intravascular catheters) to allow targeted and precise treatment of solid tumours (also known as neoplasms) located in various organs of the human body, including but not limited to the liver, kidneys, lungs, and bones. (wikipedia.org)
  • benign
  • Urinary retention, which is a common complication of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), though it can also be caused by other types of urinary tract obstruction, nerve dysfunction, tethered spinal cord syndrome, constipation, infection and certain medications. (wikipedia.org)
  • tumoral
  • These do not affect the tumoral mass itself, but tend to reduce the inflammatory reaction around it, and thus decrease the overall volume of the mass impinging on the spinal cord. (wikipedia.org)
  • nerve
  • A nerve sheath tumor is a type of tumor of the nervous system (nervous system neoplasm) which is made up primarily of the myelin surrounding nerves. (wikipedia.org)
  • This neoplasm is usually located within the muscle cone, which is lateral to the optic nerve. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgical
  • I. To perform a small pilot study that will demonstrate the feasibility of neurosurgical spinal procedures using the da Vinci surgical robot. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • rare
  • Tumefactive demyelination of the spinal cord is rare but it has been reported Damage is not confined to the demyelinating area. (wikipedia.org)
  • present
  • Adjacent cord edema and syringomyelia and peritumoral cysts may be present in addition to reactive scoliosis. (wikipedia.org)